The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences

The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences - A Bradford Book

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Publisher's Synopsis

Since the 1970s the cognitive sciences have offered multidisciplinary ways of understanding the mind and cognition. This reference work aims to represents the methodological and theoretical diversity of this changing field. It contains 471 concise entries, from acquisition and adaptationism to Wundt and X-bar theory. Each article provides an introduction to an important concept in the cognitive sciences, as well as references or further readings. Six extended essays provide overviews of each of six major areas of cognitive science: philosophy; psychology; neurosciences; computational intelligence; linguistics and language; and culture, cognition and evolution.

Book information

ISBN: 9780262232005
Publisher: MIT
Imprint: The MIT Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 153.03
DEWEY edition: 21
Number of pages: 1002
Weight: 2769g
Height: 285mm
Width: 220mm
Spine width: 50mm